My favorite Kids to Kids project is Glow: Girls Leading Our World. I really enjoyed learning about this project because I can relate to the education and wellbeing of young girls and women.

I attend a private all girls’ school in Rhode Island and I love it! We spend time thinking about how we can make a difference in the world. I think it is so amazing that, through Kids to Kids, girls in developing counties are able to learn how they can make a difference in the world too!

Glow: Girls Leading Our World was a camp that helped 21 Salvadoran girls between the ages of 11 and 18 find their voices in the activities they do and in the people the meet. At the camp, the girls participated in various workshops that allowed them to become their own leaders and inspired them to build up their confidence and self esteem. These girls were taught how to shape their futures by learning about the importance of their physical wellbeing and promoting their individual self-worth. Camp Glow is a perfect example of what can result from the hard work and dedication of Kids to Kids Members all over the world.

*Lauren is a member of the Kids to Kids Youth Advisory Board. Any Kids to Kids Member may submit a favorite project blog by contacting the Kids to Kids Program Coordinator at patrick@worldconnect-us.org.